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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Going Strong

Gowanus

Downward, dawg! Yoga for bros stretches into Strong Rope Brewery

It’s pose before bros! Comment
Gowanus

Get mugged: Brewery’s mug club rewards loyal drinkers

Be sure that everybody knows your name. Comment

Monday, March 6, 2017

Williamsburg

Guns and dolls: Noir novel gets a sexy opening event

Welcome to the “Gun” show! Comments (1)

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Sunday, March 5, 2017

The Newsstand

Courier Life’s Brooklyn papers are now online!

Courier Life is proud to present the latest print edition of Brooklyn Weekly, which can be found each Sunday in the New York Post. Check it out, along with our other local editions!
Letters

Donovan ‘missing’ in Bay Ridge

Just goes to show that you win more flies with honey than with vinegar. I would like a town hall, but have not been able to Comments (7)

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Spin Cycle

I’ve got the power: Ranking city’s most influential

Who holds the city’s levers of power changes every year, and that’s why we rank ’em! Comments (1)

Friday, March 3, 2017

Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge is going old-school

Get some retro rock in the Ridge this weekend! Comment
Party Line

Hikind lashes out at Menchaca

Assemblyman Dov Hikind says he can’t forgive Councilman Carlos Menchaca for a second slight against Israel and won’t support the one-time ally in his 2017 reelection campaign. Comments (2)
Greenpoint ►Video

Film pick: Guitar becomes a canvas in Greenpoint show

She plays a screening guitar! Comment
Manhattan Beach

KCC educating aging academics for 35 years

School seniors — meaning adults over age 60, not those in their last semester before graduation — signed up for classes at Kingsborough Community College on Feb. 23, through the Manhattan Beach campus’s My Turn program, which offers more than 400 classes to senior scholars free of charge. Comment

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Bay Ridge

Ridgites dish on their meetings with Donovan

Sure, he hasn’t had a town hall meeting. But that doesen’t mean Rep. Dan Donovan isn’t meeting with his constituents. Here’s what four people who had a chance to sit down with him had to say. Comments (4)
Williamsburg ►Video

On the Mike: Rocker Doughty returns to W’burg with ninth solo album

For this rocker, Brooklyn comes first. Comment
Cobble Hill

Paper trail: French artist creates a flat forest

He’s a paper back painter! Comment
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

The heart-healthy heroes at Maimonides Medical Center’s Heart and Vascular Center hoisted the flag in celebration of National Heart Month. Comment

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Marine Park ►Video

Trash talk! Residents says new signs won’t stop Marine Park’s dirty birds

The sign says not to litter, but people are littering anyway. Comments (1)
Fort Greene

Wilder times: ‘Skin of Our Teeth’ is an absurd show at the right moment

This show’s time has come. Comment
Midwood

Line up for Emeline: Haitian songstress plays Brooklyn Center

She sings the songs that make the whole island sing! Comment
Not for Nuthin’

I didn’t watch the Oscars, but here’s what I think about it!

Our columnist second hand review is first-rate reading! Comments (2)

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017

Bay Ridge

Donovan duck! Ridge Rep. won’t hold public meetings here

A Bay Ridge congressman says he’ll never have a town hall meeting in Brooklyn after being mocked in signs plastered across the neighborhood and heckled the last time he showed up here. Comments (3)
Coney Island

Thrust into greatness! Brighton Beach teen is national fencing champ

Talk about getting the upper hand! Comment
Borough-wide

Packer boys can’t pack final punch in Independent title game

The Packer Collegiate Institute boys basketball team came up just short of a ‘B’ title on Feb. 27, falling to the Dwight School 43–40 in the Association of Independent Schools championship game. Comment
Borough-wide

Country roads: Brooklyn duo find hoops home at West Virginia

Teyvon Myers and Tarik Phillip took the long way ‘round from Brooklyn to West Virginia, but the senior pair have excelled in Morgantown this season. Comment
High School Sports

Waiting game: South Shore bides time before playoff run

The top-seeded Lady Vikings haven’t played an actual basketball game in over a month, but the reigning city champs are certain the time off has been good for the squad. Comment
Borough-wide

Better in Brooklyn: Blackbirds’ turnaround season jumpstarts program

The Long Island University men’s basketball team was sitting at .500 in December, but since then the squad has turned things around, setting its sights on a league title. Comment

Monday, Feb. 27, 2017

Brooklyn's birds of prey

Marine Park

Raptor reapers: Marine Park squirrels face death from above

Brooklyn’s cleaner environment has been great news for Marine Park’s raptors — but less so for the squirrels. Comment
Marine Park

Kids spot kestrels at Salt Marsh ‘Birds of Prey’ event

Youngsters got to be serious bird watchers for the day — on the lookout for flying hawks and falcons — during the Parks Department’s Birds of Prey event at the Salt Marsh Nature Center in Marine Park on Feb. 23. Comment
Flatbush

Alums hope ‘Hamilton’ musical can save Erasmus Hall landmark

They’re not throwing away their shot. Comments (1)
High School Sports

Loughlin letdown: Lions stumble in Brooklyn-Queens final

Bishop Loughlin grabbed a dramatic win in the Brooklyn-Queens semis, but the Lions couldn’t quite maintian that momentum in the final, falling to Archbishop Molloy on Feb. 24. Comment

Friday, Feb. 24, 2017

Coney Island

On paw-trol! Meet Martin, the 60th Precinct’s station-house cat

You can call him “the fuzz.” Comment
Borough-wide

Senior moment: Loughlin star hits clutch shots in semi victory

Keith Williams drained three shots from the line to send the game to overtime as Bishop Loughlin defeated Christ the King 98–90 in the Brooklyn-Queens semifinals on Feb. 22, sending the Lions into tonight’s championship game on a high note. Comment
Bensonhurst

John Travolta films John Gotti bio-pic in Bath Beach

The Dapper Don lives on! Comments (1)
Development

Losing their religion: Catholic school may go public

Call it a secular conversion. Comments (2)

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